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 $80,000-95,000 per year

The Mundelein Park & Recreation District serves 35,000 residents and the surrounding communities offering a fitness center, aquatic park, beach, boat launch, golf course, dance studio, active adult center, community center and opened a new 13,000 s.f. recreation center in April, 2018. The District is seeking applicants to fill the position of Superintendent of Business Services & Technology.

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Superintendent of Business Services & Technology is responsible for managing the accounting, financial, human resources and technology functions of the Park District.

Essential Functions

Reconcile bank activity to general ledger activity in a formal monthly report

Prepare monthly Treasurers Report for Board of Commissioners

Process bi-weekly payroll liabilities to general ledger

Responsible for monthly end closing duties, including producing financial reports

Assist with the preparation of the annual tax levy

File all required Federal and State payroll taxes and reports and monthly IMRF report

Process year end W-2’s and 1099’s

Generate the production of the annual Treasurer’s Report and independent audit to meet all State & Federal requirements 

Oversee IT Contractor’s duties and assignments

Assist the Executive Director in the development and evaluation of short and long term strategic financial objectives

Assist staff with the development of the annual budget


Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field Minimum of 3 years full time accounting experience, governmental accounting preferred Familiarity with integrated accounting software systems


Starting range $80,000-95,000 per year.


Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Eye Insurance

Life Insurance


Paid Vacation

Paid Personal Leave

Paid Sick Leave

Facility and program discounts

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume by April 27 to Executive Director Margaret Resnick

Email: Mail: Mundelein Park & Recreation District Attn: Margaret Resnick 1401 N. Midlothian Road Mundelein, Illinois 60060

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 Mundelein Park & Recreation Dist.


Anthony Nitti

 Closing Date

April 27, 2018

 $51,000 - $55,000/year, DOQ

Summary: Under the direction of the Recreation Manager, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising programs offered by the Park District, including the supervision of existing programs and the development of new programs within the Athletic Department.

Responsibilities: The Recreation Supervisor must have the ability to develop new programs, build relationships with participants, parents and coaches and have a passion for improving sports programs. Program responsibilities may include youth and adult athletic leagues, early childhood athletics, clinics, travel sports and summer camp. The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for developing, planning, implementing and evaluating existing sports leagues, classes, clinics and camps. Additionally, the Recreation Supervisor will work with co-workers and advisory committees to gather community feedback, research trends and develop new programs. Duties include recruiting, hiring and training part time staff, working cooperatively with contractors and scheduling fields for community groups and affiliates.

Qualifications: Seeking a self-motivated professional with an athletic background, strong leadership skills, excellent customer service knowledge (and the ability to apply it) as well as the ability to communicate tactfully verbally and in writing with community partners, parents and volunteer coaches. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team environment, be passionate about girls and boys athletics and place a high value on inspiring new ideas that exceed the expectations of community participants. Bachelor’s degree in Parks & Recreation, Sports Management or related field or minimum of 2-4 years’ experience supervising recreational programs (or related experience) or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be detail-oriented, organized and able to manage multiple projects. Hours will include a variety of nights, weekends and possible holidays. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. Valid Illinois Driver’s License required.

Classification: Full Time, Exempt (salaried)

Benefits: Excellent benefit package, including health, dental, and pension.

Apply: For consideration, please visit our website at to submit an application, cover letter and resume.

The Park District of Highland Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Park District of Highland Park


Renee Brainerd

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 60,000 -67,000

Dundee Township Park District is seeking a Marketing Manager. This position will be responsible for the public relations, public information, marketing plan/branding, and advertising activities for the district.

Responsibilities include assisting Superintendents, Managers and Coordinators with publicizing programs/facilities, overseeing some special events, and other activities sponsored by the district.

Some essential functions of this position include but not limited to the following: * Develop, implement, and monitor a district wide marketing and branding plan to include the: Recreation Services, Golf Services, and Park Services to achieve the park district’s mission and goals.

*Promote programs within the community verbally (public appearances, radio, TV), in writing (news releases, brochure, flyers, website, electronic/social media), and visually (posters, sign boards, photos, reach TV), as often as necessary to be effective.

*Coordinate all phases and produce all promotional brochures, pamphlets, fliers, and other pieces of public information, including development of bid specs and quotes, design, edit and distribution, schedules and timelines, and process review.

*Develop and maintain effective external public relations with customers, press, vendors, other agencies and the community.

*Be the contact and administrator for the park district’s main website, Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter. Maintain, update, and assist staff with area specific micro-websites, Facebook pages and Twitter.

*Establish district (graphic) design standards and usage for logos, signage, printed materials, electronic communications and facilities.

*Create and monitor analytics and feedback surveys using programs such as Survey Monkey and/or Google Analytics.

Dundee Township has a fantastic benefit program, including health, dental, vision and life insurance. Additionally, we have an excellent time off plan including vacation, sick and personal time.

Resumes may be sent to

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 Dundee Township Park District


Michelle Eckelberry
847-428-7131 ext 1004

 Closing Date

April 30, 2018

 $16.96 – $18.65 per hour

The Northbrook Park District is seeking an Athletic Field Crew Leader for a full-time, year-round position working outdoors.

Position is 40 hours a week, Tuesday – Saturday from 7am-3pm, but hours may vary seasonally. Must be available for paid on-call duty and possible callback hours to be paid at an overtime rate.

Qualifications: A high school degree or equivalent, including two years of experience in or knowledge of athletic field maintenance, general grounds maintenance or turf management. Candidate must possess a valid Illinois Class D Driver’s License and have an ability to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operators License within three months of hire.

Responsibilities: Maintains outdoor athletic facilities and parks, as well as trains and leads the day-to-day tasks of a crew of seasonal staff during warmer months. Includes turf maintenance, fencing and goal post installation, and general grounds upkeep such as mowing, watering and planting. Maintains ice surfaces and plows during winter months.

Apply online:

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 Northbrook Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Revenue Facilities, the Facility Engineer is responsible for all HVAC, electrical, pool operations and a wide variety of other maintenance and repair work that relates to the general upkeep of the recreation center.

Supervision Received: Reports to the Director of Revenue Facilities.

Supervision Exercised: Supervises 1 full-time custodian as well as 15-20 part time center attendants.

Essential Functions: •Responsible for day-to-day operation and maintenance of the center’s physical plant equipment including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, swimming pool mechanical operations and housekeeping. •Understands and operates computer hardware and programs as they relate to the operation of HVAC, lighting controls, security systems and pool and spa operating systems. •Plans and schedules work in accordance with goals established in conjunction with Director of Revenue Facilities. •Coordinates equipment, manpower and material needs as they relate to the center’s maintenance and housekeeping demands. •Assigns work, supervises full and part-time cleaning staff and takes active role in daily maintenance activities in accordance with responsibilities outlined. •Researches and recommends to the Director of Revenue Facilities the purchase of equipment and supplies for preventative and ongoing maintenance of all mechanical and control systems throughout the facility. •Evaluates the effectiveness of assigned personnel and trains them to improve productivity. •Keeps the Director of Revenue Facilities adequately informed at all times of problems related to the work and changes in plans and work completed. •Recommends policies and procedures for the improvement of maintenance methods, to instruct, counsel and direct in maintenance activities, and perform other similar or related duties as assigned. •Performs rough and finished carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical and mechanical maintenance work throughout the facility •Purchases inventory supplies for building & pools as directed. •Repairs plumbing fixtures and replaces broken plumbing fixtures. •Repairs or replaces fixtures such as switches, receptacles, and lighting fixtures and fuse boxes. •Checks and maintains boilers and air conditioning systems. •Repairs and maintains swimming pool and spas.

Marginal Functions: •Ability to provide custodial services. •Repair, paint and lubricate exercise equipment. •Assist in snow removal operations as needed. •Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Tools and Equipment Used: •Any type of hand and power tool. •Common office equipment, including calculator, computer, copier and miscellaneous small office equipment.

Physical and Mental Demands:
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. •The employee is frequently required to use hands and/or fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. •Work requires definite skilled and accurate physical operations and manual dexterity. •The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. •The employee is frequently required to: o Reach, extending hands and arms in any direction. o Climb, ascending or descending using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. o Balance, maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. o Stoop, bending the body downward and forward. o Kneel, bending legs at the knees to come to rest on knee or knees. o Crouch, bending the body downward and forward by bending legs and spine. •The employee must regularly lift up to 20 lbs. and occasionally lift as much as 50 lbs. •Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions: •Exposed to indoor work associated with a recreation/fitness center. •Occasionally exposed to noise levels associated with HVAC systems. •Regularly exposed to outdoor weather.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:
•High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) with 3 or more years of general experience in mechanical and maintenance trades. •Ability to obtain a State of Illinois Certified Pool Operator’s License within one year of employment. •The employee must possess the ability to maintain composure under stressful situations. •The employee must possess exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, coupled with strong communication skills, having the ability to represent the Deerfield Park District in a professional manner. •The employee must have a genuine desire and ability to interact with people of all ages and temperaments.

Safety: •The Facility Engineer is responsible for being aware of and contributing to the maintenance and implementation of all Deerfield Park District safety policies and procedures. •Required to: o Use good safety awareness and judgment o Follow policies o Report potentially unsafe conditions o Follow manufacturer safety instructions when using equipment o Follow agency ergonomic policies and procedures

Resumes May Be Sent To: or complete an application at

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 Deerfield Park District


Patti Pegoraro

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled